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Trump issues shocking Executive Order barring entry by Nationals of seven Muslim countries and all Refugees

Late in the afternoon of Friday January 27, 2016, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order that does the following: The order bars entry into the United States by all nonimmigrants and immigrants “from” seven Muslaim-majority countries. These countries are Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yeman. The ban includes holders on nonimmigrant visas such as visitor visas, student visas, and H-1B visas. The ban also includes persons with both immigrant visas and existing green card holders, even those who have been living legally in the United States for many years. Finally, the ban includes dual citizens such as…